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pegs – 2009-03-24 3:54 PM

TexasPoet – 2009-03-24 7:46 AM A great academic poem, Lord T. tp 🙂

What’s an “academic poem?”

Good question! I’ve never read a sensible definition for it.  If I were to make up one, I’d say it is akin to writing non-prose with a check-list.  Although I eschew labels, I believe this poem falls comfortably perhaps into being called observational-minimalism, although to me it is just something that burped after a good single-malt scotch. :emoticon: